This Week’s Events

Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Culture
Description: The petting zoo is coming to your Library! Come play with miniature farm animals!
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Technology & Innovation
Description: Drop-by during these sessions and apply your creativity and imagination to finish projects. Activities will vary between locations.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Community Learning
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-5. Registration is NOT Required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Culture
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-5
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Community Learning
Description: Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math! Discover what's available at your location. Registration is NOT Required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math! Discover what's available at your location. No registration required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Strap on your ukulele and join the frenzy. New and experienced players interested in performing music will learn popular songs from Twentyone Pilots and Bruno Mars, while also learning how to properly read notes, chord charts, and strumming patterns.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Community Learning, Culture
Description: Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math! Discover what's available at your location.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Drop-in and apply your creativity and imagination to create a project! Activities explore science, technology, engineering, art and math! Discover what's available at your location.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Grades K-5
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8)
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Technology & Innovation
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-2
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Work with peers to find simple or complex machine solutions to your pesky problems.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Health & Wellness, Community Learning
Description: This workshop will be the next step in digital photography. The topics will include introduction to apertrure, shutter speed and ISO settings.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: ¡Uno, dos, tres… Spanish! is a lively 30-minute combination of books and songs in English and Spanish. Grades K-2
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems. Grades K-5
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales. Ticketed event - tickets will be distributed 30 minutes before the start of the program on a first come first served basis.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: What good is earning money if young people aren't taught how to save, spend and share it? Students learn these essential financial skills and how entrepreneurial thinking and being money savvy can turn an idea into a successful business in their community. Grades K-5
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy, Celebration & Holiday
Description: Calling all Hampton Roads Padawans...learn how to wield a lightsaber, create intergalactic crafts and test your knowledge with Star Wars trivia. Grades K-5. Registration required.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for grades 3-5.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Celebration & Holiday
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales. (Ticketed Event)
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Meeting with Michelle
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: Boldly step into a new adventure! Dare to discover new cultures and concepts. Featuring: STEAM, books, activities and crafts Grades K-2
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and build leadership skills? Join TAG! Ask a staff member for an application today and start earning community service hours. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Culture
Description: Giggle and wiggle along as we read, sing and play with nursery rhymes. Give your child a chance to build social and literacy skills. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: The early years are full of excitement and growth! Develop new skills with your library friends as we read, sing and play together! Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems. Grades 3-5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. Grades K-5. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Learn how money is made in investments, real estate entrepreneurship and financial education. Taught by Keyzia Henricks of "Young Investors of Virginia". Ages 12-15 Contact Justin Evans to registers at (757) 410-7034 or jevans@infopeake.org to register. Walk ins welcome, first come first serve.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Begin your little one’s lifelong love of reading! Caregivers are encouraged to bounce, sing and play along. Featuring: stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Ages 0 to 2 years with caregiver. Registration is NOT required.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. All ages
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5 years with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 12:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-5
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Create with the Library's Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades 3-5.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning
Description: Boogie in, cool down and get groovy with Pete the Cat and his crazy cool tales.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Create with the Library’s Lego© collection! Builders develop social and critical thinking skills. Grades K-5.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Team up and get to work with other young inventors to create simple or complex machine solutions to life's pesky little problems. Grades 3-5.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Let's get together and have some fun! We'll share and learn with other families. Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for the preschool crowd. Wear your pajamas to storytime! All ages